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Windows 7: Ok, I thought I was pretty good but...HELP!!!

08 Jan 2010   #21
Adrian

 

10/10
going to google your MOBO


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08 Jan 2010   #22
Adrian

 

"As best as I can tell, it's a Gateway rebranded Intel G33M05G1 motherboard"
Whats your pc's serial #
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08 Jan 2010   #23
Adrian

 
Update Chipset

Follow this link for Gateway Support: ???????????????????????
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08 Jan 2010   #24
JMack89427

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Adrian View Post
"As best as I can tell, it's a Gateway rebranded Intel G33M05G1 motherboard. I've already done the stripped down install straight from the disk but just to be clear, you're telling me to do an upgrade from Windows 7 and do a clean install, correct?"

OK, I'm getting confused here. First you are putting to much info in your post.
Do you have a stable install of Windows 7?
If not, yes you can perform a complete Clean installation from your upgrade disk.
So as "Eagle 1 says, Maverick, call the ball"! LOL
It really comes down to defining stable. I have a clean install from the Windows 7 Home Premium upgrade disk that I'm posting this from now. My problem, as best as I can deduce, is that once I start installing the Windows Updates, my hard drive starts to have problems and is causing processes to hang, like explorer and such.

As of right now, the only things on this install are HD Tune and the PV9.0.0.1008.zip - Intel Chipset Driver from Gateway. I'm willing to do just about anything to make this work...
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08 Jan 2010   #25
Adrian

 

Ok, I understand.
I know the frustrations you are experiencing.
So now, if you have a stable OS, lets begin with trouble shooting.
OK, with no updates yet are you able to begin installing AV?
Which AV software are you going to use?
May I suggest MS Security Essentials, very light foot print designed for 7
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08 Jan 2010   #26
JMack89427

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Adrian View Post
Follow this link for Gateway Support: ???????????????????????
Already did that...
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08 Jan 2010   #27
Adrian

 
System restore

If you have a stable system do a system restore point b4 you do anything else.
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08 Jan 2010   #28
JMack89427

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Adrian View Post
Ok, I understand.
I know the frustrations you are experiencing.
So now, if you have a stable OS, lets begin with trouble shooting.
OK, with no updates yet are you able to begin installing AV?
Which AV software are you going to use?
May I suggest MS Security Essentials, very light foot print designed for 7
I actually use Mcafee but without installing anything other than Windows Updates, the problem started again.
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08 Jan 2010   #29
Adrian

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JMack89427 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Adrian View Post
Ok, I understand.
I know the frustrations you are experiencing.
So now, if you have a stable OS, lets begin with trouble shooting.
OK, with no updates yet are you able to begin installing AV?
Which AV software are you going to use?
May I suggest MS Security Essentials, very light foot print designed for 7
I actually use Mcafee but without installing anything other than Windows Updates, the problem started again.
Ok, what is the issue?
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08 Jan 2010   #30
JMack89427

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Adrian View Post
If you have a stable system do a system restore point b4 you do anything else.
Done
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